Senate Legislation
Bills and Resolutions in Number Sequence
SB 1 thru SB 99
11 21 31 41 51 61 71 81 91
SB 1 Frivolous Lawsuits - atty.'s fees incurred in obtaining ct.order(PF) (1)
Ray, II, William M (48th) Balfour, Don (9th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
Land, Clay (16th)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 2 Drivers' Lic. - prohibit finger- printing, destroy cert.records(PF)
Glanton, Pam (34th) Thomas, Nadine (10th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
SC: Trans HC: MotV 03/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 3 Inmates - reimbursement, cert. cost of incarceration
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: Corr HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 4 Felony Conviction - prohibit parole
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: Judy HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 5 Child Molestation Conviction - chemical treat. before parole
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: Judy HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 6 Syringes, Drug Paraphernalia - prohibit sale to minors
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Judy HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 7 Property Where Drug Paraphernalia Sold - declare nuisance
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/28/97 H - Committed (CS ) (Sub )
SB 8 Shooting Ranges - no liability when complying with noise control (2)
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: PUBS HC: PubS 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 9 Richmond Co. Bd. of Comm. - chair-mayor vote to break tie
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 03/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 10 Richmond Co. Bd. of Comm. - appt. of boards, authorities, etc.
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 02/21/97 H - Read 2nd Time

SB 11 Augusta-Richmond Co. Coliseum Auth. - appointment
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: SLGO HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
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SB 12 Meetings Recruiting Business, Indus. into State - not open
Broun, Paul C (46th)
SC: EDT&C HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 13 Securities Dealers, Salesmen - split commis. w/cert. unregistered
Broun, Paul C (46th)
SC: CAFF HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 14 Gaming Equipment - manufacturing, selling, transporting (2)
Tysinger, James W (41st)
SC: ST&I HC: Ind 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 15 Rape, Aggravated Sodomy Convic- tion - no parole, earned time (2)
Taylor, Mark (12th) Brown, Robert (26th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 02/05/97 Signed by Governor
SB 16 Education - designate Plains High Sch. official Ga. state school (2)
Hooks, George (14th) Egan, Michael J (40th) Taylor, Mark (12th)
Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/22/97 Signed by Governor
SB 17 Drivers' Lic. - relating to exemptions, provisional lic.
Hill, Jack (4th) Crotts, Mike D (17th) Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/12/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS ) (Sub )
SB 18 Juvenile Rehabilitation Camp - commission of cert. acts
Scott, David (36th) Langford, Steve E (29th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/28/97 H - Committed (CS ) (Sub )
SB 19 Waste-Water Discharge - cert. mora- torium not apply cert. facilities
Scott, David (36th) Langford, Steve E (29th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: NATR HC: NatR 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
SB 20 Dangerous Drugs - physician's asst. possess cert. vaccines
Thomas, Nadine (10th) Price, Thomas E (56) Thomas, Don R (54)
Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: SJUD HC: H&E 03/27/98 Signed by Governor

SB 21 Historic Landmarks - Bd. of Ed. policy regarding cert. facilities (7)
Brown, Robert (26th) Perdue, Sonny (18th) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
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SB 22 Mobile Health Services - certificate of need exemption
Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: H&HS HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 23 Pardons, Paroles Bd. - electronic sys. for citizen inquiry on felons
Johnson, Eric B (1st) Clay, Charles C (37th) Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: SJUD HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 24 Hard-to-Place Children - amt. of finan. assist. to family adopting
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Land, Clay (16th) Starr, Terrell (44th)
Perdue, Sonny (18th)
SC: H&HS HC: 01/14/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 25 State School Supt. - repeal cert. qualification provisions (1)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Egan, Michael J (40th) Taylor, Mark (12th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 26 Petitions for Legitimation - jurisdiction, juvenile court (6)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Land, Clay (16th) Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 05/05/97 Signed by Governor
SB 27 Adoption - following order ter- minating parental rights
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Land, Clay (16th) Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/24/97 H - Passed/Adopted (CS ) (CS/FA )
SB 28 Child Supp. - petition ter- minating biological father's rights (17)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Land, Clay (16th) Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 05/05/97 Signed by Governor
SB 29 Pub. School Sys. Personnel - prohibit cert. salary decreases
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th) Taylor, Mark (12th) Hooks, George (14th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 30 Local Volunteer Fire Depts. - may form nonprofit corporation (2)
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 04/23/98 Vetoed by Governor

SB 31 DUI - judge may impose increased fines in lieu of community serv.
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: SJUD HC: SJudy 03/28/97 H - Committed (CA ) (Sub )
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SB 32 County Employee Insur. Benefits - prohibit cash compensation
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: SLGO HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 33 Merit Sys. - composition of classified, unclassified serv. (10)
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: I&L HC: SPCA 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 34 Bd. of Workers Comp. - cert. appeals of Superior Ct. decisions
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: SJUD HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 35 State Courts - deferred partial payment of judgments
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 01/30/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SB 36 Medical Treatment When Attempted Suicide - emergency,nonconsensual
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Blitch, Peg (7th)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 03/28/97 H - Committed (CS ) (Sub )
SB 37 Incapacitated Adults -physicians performing cert. evaluations
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 03/28/97 H - Committed (FA ) (Sub )
SB 38 Drivers' Lic. - education requirements for minors
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Ralston, David (51st) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: Judy HC: MotV 02/10/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CA )
SB 39 Sex Offender Registration - release of information (11)
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Ralston, David (51st) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
SB 40 Libraries - policies on restric. of cert. harmful material to minors
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Glanton, Pam (34th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time

SB 41 Education - course in home eco- nomics on parenting
Thomas, Nadine (10th) Walker, Charles W (22nd) Brown, Robert (26th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 02/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time (FS/FA )
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SB 42 City, County Operated Vehicles - insurance
Hooks, George (14th) Starr, Terrell (44th) Crotts, Mike D (17th)
SC: I&L HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 43 Elections - voter identification
Burton, Joe (5th) Blitch, Peg (7th) Hill, Jack (4th)
SC: SLGO HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time
SB 44 Medicaid Providers - DHR may bar cert. ones
Crotts, Mike D (17th) Madden, Eddie M (47th) Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: H&HS HC: Judy 02/10/97 H - Read 2nd Time (FA )
SB 45 Insurance Business - define practice of redlining
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th) Stokes, Connie (43rd) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: I&L HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 46 Sentence, Probation of Sent. - prov. on cert. misdemeanors
Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Guhl, Bob (45th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/31/97 S - Read 3rd Time
SB 47 Dept. of Corrections - certifi- cation of cert.computerized records
Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Guhl, Bob (45th)
SC: Corr HC: SI&P 03/28/97 H - Committed
SB 48 Penal Labor - utilization by private sector (3)
Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Guhl, Bob (45th)
SC: Corr HC: SI&P 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 49 Richmond Co. Bd. of Comm. - chair-mayor vote on all matters
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 03/18/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS )
SB 50 Office of School Readiness - programs during nonschool hours (2)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Hooks, George (14th) Harbison, Ed (15th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 05/05/97 Signed by Governor

SB 51 Education - prohibit teaching of Ebonics
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 02/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time (FA )
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SB 52 Alcoh. Bev. Advertisements - allow prices
Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: CAFF HC: 01/12/98 S - Committed (Sub)
SB 53 Policemen - prohibit political activity while on duty
Langford, Steve E (29th) Thompson, Steve (33rd) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th)
SC: Ethics HC: 01/15/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 54 Health Insurance - Mastectomy Patient Care Act
Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: I&L HC: 01/15/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 55 Health Ins. - cover diabetes out- patient train., equipment, etc. (2)
Thomas, Nadine (10th) Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) Johnson, Diane H (2nd)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
SB 56 Capital Felony Expenses - calcula- tion for county reimbursement
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Blitch, Peg (7th) Ragan, Harold (11th)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 03/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 57 Privatization of State Institution Operations - cert. notice (2)
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) Blitch, Peg (7th) Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: SLGO HC: Rules 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 58 Fatherhood Responsibility Act - provide
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Balfour, Don (9th) Ralston, David (51st)
Crotts, Mike D (17th)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 02/21/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 59 State Employees - notice given before termination to downsize (2)
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) Blitch, Peg (7th) Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: I&L HC: SPCA 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 60 QBE - student/teacher ratio, grades kindergarten - 2
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/15/97 S - Read 1st time

SB 61 DUI - eliminate plea of nolo contendere
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/28/97 H - Committed
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SB 62 Adult Bookstore, Theatre - distance from church, school, college (3)
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: CAFF HC: Judy 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 63 Prestige License Plates Pro- moting Recycling - provide
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Trans HC: MotV 03/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 64 Peremptory Challenges of Jurors - same number for state as accused
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/15/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 65 Acupuncturists - registration
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: H&HS HC: 01/15/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 66 DUI - administration of chemical test
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/15/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 67 Crimes Against Family Members Act of 1997 - provide
Taylor, Mark (12th) Brown, Robert (26th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/24/97 H - Read 3rd Time (CS/FA )
SB 68 Georgia Youthbuild Program Act - provide
Henson, Steve (55th) Stokes, Connie (43rd)
SC: H&HS HC: C&Y 03/28/97 H - Committed ( ) (Sub )
SB 69 Cnty.& Municipal Probation Advis. Cncl. - designation of mun.ct.judge (3)
Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Corr HC: Judy 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 70 Charter Schools Act of 1997 - enact
Land, Clay (16th) Scott, David (36th) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 02/28/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )

SB 71 Child Custody - emotional, physi- cal, psychological abuse evidence
Burton, Joe (5th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Ralston, David (51st)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 03/02/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
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SB 72 Civil Case When Notice of Appeal Filed - motions for supersedeas
Burton, Joe (5th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Ralston, David (51st)
SC: SJUD HC: 01/16/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 73 Appeals Involving Child Custody - expedite consideration
Burton, Joe (5th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Ralston, David (51st)
SC: SJUD HC: 01/16/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 74 Juvenile Court - jurisdiction of custody dispute
Burton, Joe (5th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Ralston, David (51st)
SC: SJUD HC: 01/16/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 75 Juvenile Judges, Assoc. Judges - training requirements
Burton, Joe (5th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Ralston, David (51st)
SC: SJUD HC: 01/16/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 76 Cert. State Prop. Not Needed for Pub. Roads - disposition
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Scott, David (36th)
SC: Trans HC: 01/16/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 77 Stone Mtn. Judicial Cir. - provide for 10th judge
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Stokes, Connie (43rd) Henson, Steve (55th)
Tysinger, James W (41st)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 78 Court of Appeals - change number of judges
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Ralston, David (51st) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 02/05/98 H - Favorably Reported ( ) (Sub )
SB 79 Teachers Retirement - credit for forfeited annual, sick leave
Ragan, Harold (11th) Starr, Terrell (44th) Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: Ret HC: Ret 02/05/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 80 Drug Dealer Liability Act - enact (6)
Taylor, Mark (12th) Brown, Robert (26th) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 04/04/97 Signed by Governor

SB 81 Admin. Procedure Act - agency formulation of rules (5)
Taylor, Mark (12th) Brown, Robert (26th) Hooks, George (14th)
SC: SLGO HC: Judy 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
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SB 82 Drivers' Lic. - distinguish persons convicted of DUI
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: PUBS HC: PubS 03/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time (FS/FA )
SB 83 Vehicular Homicide Related to DUI - trial w/in 1 year of indict.
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/07/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 84 Action for Wrongful Death - 4-year limitation
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/16/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 85 Education - test-taking skills course
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 02/06/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 86 Drivers' Lic. - safety training prog. for Class M license
Brush, B. Joseph (24)
SC: Trans HC: 01/16/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 87 Admin. Procedure Act - Dept.of Tech./Adult Educ. exempt (2)
Hill, Jack (4th) Broun, Paul C (46th)
SC: SLGO HC: USys 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 88 Drivers' Lic. - suspension period when DUI or pleading nolo contend.
Ralston, David (51st) Land, Clay (16th) Crotts, Mike D (17th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/17/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 89 Minors - liability of parent for malicious act resulting in damage
Ralston, David (51st) Land, Clay (16th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 02/10/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CA )
SB 90 Victim Compensation, Crimes Com- mitted Outside State - eligibility (3)
Taylor, Mark (12th) Brown, Robert (26th) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 04/04/97 Signed by Governor

SB 91 Employees' Health Ins. - cert. county officers' participation (4)
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Henson, Steve (55th)
Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: H&HS HC: Ins 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
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SB 92 Student Code of Conduct - provide
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th) Taylor, Mark (12th) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time (FS/FA )
SB 93 Insurance - health plan purchasing cooperatives (12)
Madden, Eddie M (47th) Langford, Steve E (29th) Perdue, Sonny (18th)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 04/22/97 Signed by Governor
SB 94 Municipal Training Institute - change name (3)
Broun, Paul C (46th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 95 State Depositories - designate foreign banks for cert. state funds (3)
Broun, Paul C (46th)
SC: B&FI HC: B&B 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 96 Food Labeling - expiration date on all perishable foods at retail
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: CAFF HC: 01/17/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 97 Education - additional grant program for at-risk students
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/17/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 98 Solid Waste - legis. intent on long-term waste reduction goals
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: NATR HC: 01/17/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 99 Mental Health - cert. emergency exams by counselors, therapists
Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 03/12/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS/FA ) (Sub )

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for at-risk students James, Donzella (35th) SC: Ed HC: 01/17/97 S - Read 1st time SB 98 Solid Waste - legis. intent on long-term waste reduction goals James, Donzella (35th) SC: NATR HC: 01/17/97 S - Read 1st time SB 99 Mental Health - cert. emergency exams by counselors, therapists Henson, Steve (55th) SC: H&HS HC: H&E 03/12/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS/FA ) (Sub )
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Secretary of the Senate
Frank Eldridge, Jr., Secretary
Last Updated on 05/04/98